Yes, you need to consume plenty of quality calories to gain muscle, but many lifters take it too far. Here's what to do instead.
Here are the problems with three popular diets and how to fine-tune them for your own needs.
When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.
Bust plateaus and add more pounds to the bar with this simple technique. Check it out.
Five minutes is all it takes to make more gains, build more strength, and hit goals faster. Just add a simple pre-workout primer to your training. Here's how.
Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.
Studies show that telling others about your goals makes you less likely to achieve them. Here's why, plus a better method.
Outperform yourself, make gains, and enjoy the process. Every lifter needs these five types of people in his life.
Pre-training caffeine promotes fat burning two different ways. Check this out.
Yes, it hurts, but it'll also strengthen your entire body, from quads to upper back. Here's how to do it.
If this doesn't give you a great athletic butt, nothing will. Check out the workout.
Contracting the glutes during ab-wheel rollouts works the core musculature harder and fires up the abs.
Injuries are progress-killers, and CrossFitters are racking them up. The best way to stop them is to prevent them. Here's how.
Think your foam roller is just for warm-ups and mobility? Think again. How to use it to build muscle and get stronger.
You're not the lifter you think you are if you're still making these mistakes.
Lift big-ass weights without pain using these three very advanced techniques.
Athletes take steroids to get strong. Is it because today's strength coaches have neglected to get them strong with proper training?
Increase time under tension and trigger new muscle growth with these six lethal combinations of compound and static exercises.
There are plenty of ways to ratchet up the intensity of a set, like forced reps, Tom Platz iso-holds, and rest/pause sets, but you need to apply them in two-week waves.
If you slightly change your grip or your stance on every rep or two, you recruit a far greater number of motor units.
How to use a blend of heavy and moderate loads for specific TUTs to trigger both sarcoplasmic and myofibrillar hypertrophy.
Born in Israel but he was raised on T Nation, Amit Sapir has gone from knowledge-hungry teenager to IFBB pro bodybuilder.
Stimulate muscle growth by activating mTOR, which is the master enzyme responsible for muscle protein synthesis.
Check out this single-leg movement that provides all the benefits of unilateral work while still allowing you to go heavy.